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K'NEX Education™ Introduction to Simple Machines Building Sets


Manufacturer: fisher science education  78630

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Catalog No. S67347

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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Grade 3 to 5
Includes 198 K'NEX™ pieces per set, building instructions for seven replicas of real world machines, demonstrates gear configurations, including spur and crown gears, mechanical advantage, gear ratios, how gears are used to change the amount of a
Product Type Gears 7-model set

Bring STEM concepts to life as your students build fully functioning replicas of real-world machines, one at a time.

  • Each set includes instructions to build seven or more replicas of real-world machines, one model at a time
  • Sets include K'NEX™ parts, building instructions, key facts and photos of actual machines
  • Packs of four
  • Grades 3 to 5

Key Concepts Include:

  • Making Work Easier
  • W=Fd (Work equals force times distance)
  • Changing the Direction of Force
  • Ideal Mechanical Advantage
  • Actual Mechanical Advantage
  • Wedge Screw
  • Gear Ratios
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Gear Types
  • Lever Classes
  • Pulley Systems

Gears Set Includes:

  • 198 K'NEX pieces per set
  • Building instructions for seven replicas of real-world machines
  • Demonstrates gear configurations, including spur and crown gears, mechanical advantage, gear ratios, how gears are used to change the amount of applied force to an object and more

Levers and Pulleys Set Includes:
  • 178 K'NEX pieces per set
  • Building instructions for eight replicas of real-world machines
  • Demonstrates lever classes and pulley systems, showing how and why simple machines make work easier
Wheels/Axles and Inclined Planes Set Includes:
  • 221 K'NEX pieces per set
  • Building instructions for seven replicas of real-world machines
  • Explore examples of wheels and axles and identify the differences between an inclined plane, wedge and screw